Dr Diana Montgomery was appointed Chief Operating Officer of the Construction Products Association (CPA) in May 2019, having successfully led the CPA as Chief Executive since 2012. She is a director of the Considerate Constructors Scheme, the Building a Safer Future Charter and chairs the advisory group for the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund.
Before joining the Construction Products Association, Diana was Deputy Chief Executive of the Chemical Industries Association where she raised the profile of chemical manufacturing in the UK, led the Responsible Care Programme and established its pivotal role in the delivery of the UK government’s sustainability targets.
In October 2014, Diana was appointed by HM Treasury to chair Infrastructure UK’s Supply Chain Capacity and Skills Group. She chaired the board of the Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment until 2019 and is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry and Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment. Diana has degrees from Oxford University and Imperial College in Chemistry and Environmental Management.